In the heat of the night [videorecording] / United Artists ; The Mirisch Corporation presents the Norman Jewison/Walter Mirisch production ; screenplay, Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Walter Mirisch ; directed by Norman Jewison.
Other Titles: In the heat of the night (Motion picture).
In the heat of the night.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Contemporary classics
Subject: Murder Investigation Mississippi Drama.
African American detectives Mississippi Drama.
Sheriffs Mississippi Drama.
Racism Mississippi Drama.
Mississippi Race relations Drama.
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; film editor, Hal Ashby ; music, Quincy Jones.
Performers: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Notes: English, French or Spanish language soundtrack (mono) with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
"Based on a novel by John Ball."
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1967.
Special features: audio commentary by Norman Jewison, Lee Grant, Rod Steiger and Haskell Wexler ; collectible booklet ; original theatrical trailer.
Summary: A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder.